There are currently 400,540 children in foster care, of whom 104,236 are waiting to be adopted*.
During FY2011, 49,866 children were adopted from foster care, 54% of whom were adopted by their foster parents. We are a strong advocate of achieving permanency for every child in foster care, whether it is through reunification or adoption.
*As of September 30, 2011
More On Adoption Out of Foster Care
For 33 years, NCFA has been the authoritative voice for adoption. Our research and education programs have led the way in promoting sound, ethical adoption policies and practices that have enabled children to find nurturing, permanent families through adoption.
America's Christian Credit Union (ACCU) believes every child deserves a forever family. Their adoption loan program has helped place over 700 children in loving homes. In addition to adoption loans, ACCU provides effective banking solutions to individuals and ministries that empower them to reach their financial goals while expanding God's Kingdom. Click here to read more >>